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Welcome

Welcome to Mothers’ Union in Oxford diocese, which covers the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.Diocesan Map

We are a dynamic charity seeking to bring God’s love to families of all shapes and sizes in a variety of ways to suit their needs.
We are a part of a worldwide network, founded in 1876 by Mary Sumner which has become the largest lay led Christian organisation in the world. A potted history of Mothers’ Union can be found on the central Mothers’ Union website.

Oxford diocese is in the Mothers’ Union province of Canterbury; the provincial website can be found below…

Mothers’ Union Canterbury Province

Our linked Dioceses

Oxford diocese is linked with Mothers’ Union in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Victoria Nyanza in Tanzania, Ahoada and Warri in Nigeria and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The information below can be downloaded as a pdf here.

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Our Vision, Mission & Values

The Mothers’ Union was established in 1876. Its purpose was to encourage parents in caring for their children, not just physically and mentally but also spiritually. From the outset it recognised that strong relationships and the role of family, however defined, are crucial in building healthy communities.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Bodicote Branch

    November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Chesham Branch

    November 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Abingdon Branch – Service for 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence

    November 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. Milton-under-Wychwood Branch

    December 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Abingdon Branch

    December 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Verse of the Day

“Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.” — Psalm 95:1-2 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.